Areas of Expertise

Contemporary Latin American Literature and Culture


Carlos de Oro, holds a Ph.D. in Romance Studies from the University of Miami, Florida, and an M.A. on Latin American and Peninsular Literature and Culture from the University of Arkansas. His research agenda includes Latin American film, literatures and cultures. Carlos is interested in the analysis of social, political, and cultural discourses and representations, (both dominant and dissenting) that are centered on the discussion of a nation and a national identity. Additional research interests include the analysis of Gender, Class and Race representations in Contemporary Latin American Literature and Film.


PhD, University of Miami 2006


Associate Professor of Spanish
Southwestern University
December 31, 1969 - present

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